Albert Wilfred MARLOW


MARLOW, Albert Wilfred

Service Number: 2363
Enlisted: 2 October 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 38th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mologa, Victoria, September 1895
Home Town: Mologa, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: Mologa Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Messines, Belgium, 17 July 1917
Cemetery: Kandahar Farm Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2363, Melbourne, Victoria
20 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2363, 38th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2363, 38th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
17 Jul 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2363, 38th Infantry Battalion, Warneton

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"...2363 Private Albert Wilfred Marlow, 38th Battalion. Pte Marlow enlisted on 2 October 1916 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916 and was killed in action on 17 July 1917 at Messines, Belgium. Five brothers, all farmers, enlisted from the Marlow family of Mologa Victoria with only two surviving. The other four were: 2123 Private (Pte) Charles Edward Marlow, 38th Battalion killed in action on 26 April 1918; Lieutenant Allan Sharp Marlow who returned to Australia on 19 August 1919; 119 Pte Percy Place Marlow, 38th Battalion, who returned to Australia on 27 May 1919 and 2748 Corporal George Tennyson Marlow, 2nd Brigade Trench Mortar Battery, died of wounds on 21 September. Allan and Percy Marlow were twins." - SOURCE (